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Keppra 750mg Tablet
Keppra 750mg Tablet
Keppra 750mg Tablet
Keppra 750mg Tablet
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Keppra 750mg Tablet

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
172.01*
MRP 202.36
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Levetiracetam(750.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-epileptic

Medical Description

Keppra 750mg Tab is an anticonvulsant used to treat seizures in epilepsy.

Uses of Keppra 750mg Tab

Keppra 750mg Tab uses include treatment of various forms of epilepsy such as partial-onset epilepsy, myoclonic epilepsy, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures in epileptic patients.

Contraindications of Keppra 750mg Tab

Not to be used if allergic symptoms exist Swelling of blood vessels and shock can occur Depression Kidney disorders Hallucinations Mental disorders and suicidal tendencies

Side effects of Keppra 750mg Tab

Keppra 750mg Tab side effects include fatigue, lack of appetite, behavioural changes, vertigo, vomiting sensation, fever, rash-like situation. Extreme side effects include confusion, loss of memory, abnormal behavior, mood and behavioral changes and loss of memory.
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Precautions and Warnings of Keppra 750mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Keppra 750mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take this medicine during pregnancy as it may affect the fetus and also reduce the drug concentration due to physiological changes during one's pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Keppra 750mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes through breast milk, which may harm baby's mental growth. Therefore avoid taking the medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Keppra 750mg Tab?
A:
Keppra 750mg Tab mainly acts on the nerve impulses generated in brain and hence can impair your alertness, which is essential for driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Keppra 750mg Tab?
A:
Alcohol enhances the harmful effects of the tablet. So avoid mixing alcohol with this medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Do not stop the medicine without first consulting your doctor. In case anything happens, seek medical help immediately.

Mode of Action of Keppra 750mg Tab

How Does It Work?

This medication controls the nerve impulses that create unnecessary involuntary movements of the body.

Directions for Use of Keppra 750mg Tab

Take the prescribed dose with water. Do not crush or break the tablet.

Interactions of Keppra 750mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Several medicines are known to interfere with this medication mechanism of action. Avoid combining too many of them. However, there are major interactions seen with acetaminophen, methotrexate, propoxyphene, aspirin, caffeine, buprenorphine, naloxone, and sodium oxybate.
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Interactions with food items

No food medication interaction found.

Other general Interactions

Do not use in conditions that affect liver, kidneys and also in blood disorders.

Storage and disposal of Keppra 750mg Tab

Store this medicine at a temperature of 15-30°C, free from light and dampness. Keep out of reach of children.

Dosage of Keppra 750mg Tab

Overdose

Overdose can result in severe mood swings and suicidal tendencies, along with severe drowsiness, agitation, inability to breath and coma. Do not take more than prescribed for any reason whatsoever.

Missed a Dose

If you skip a dose, take it immediately, unless its time for the next dose. Do not take a double dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What can occur while I take Keppra 750mg Tab?

A: On treatment with this drug, you may experience behavioural and psychotic symptoms, excessive sleep, tiredness or severe skin reactions and also withdrawal fits, if medication is stopped suddenly.

Q: Is it safe to take this medicine with kidney problems?

A: This medicine is excreted through kidneys. If the kidneys are damaged, it can accumulate in the body and prove toxic. Consult your doctor before beginning the course.

Q: What are the available doses for Keppra 750mg Tab?

A: This medication comes in the strength of 250mg, 500mg, 750mg and 1000mg tablets.

Q: How can I manage overdose of this medicine?

A: The excess medicine is removed by either inducing vomiting or through stomach lavage. Hemodialysis can also remove the medicine to a greater extent.

Q: When and how to consume Keppra 750mg Tab?

A: Swallow the tablet whole with water. The oral solution should be used in pediatric patients with body weight of 20 kg or less. For pediatric patients, for dispensing the oral solution in weight-based dosing a calibrated measuring device should be used (not just any household teaspoon or tablespoon).

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Keppra 750mg Tab?

A: Present your doctor with a detailed account of your medical and surgical history, specially if you have suicidal tendencies or kidney disorders, or if you are on hemodialysis or any history of hematological abnormalities. Mention to your doctor all the prescription and non-prescription medicines, herbal preparations and nutritional supplements that you may be taking, before starting this medication.

Q: What should I know regarding storage of medication?

A: The medicine should be stored at a range of 15-30 ?C away from sunlight and from the reach of children.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 01:10 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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